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Nassau Republican Legis. Ed Mangano leads incumbent Democratic County Executive Tom Suozzi by 377 votes at the end of a historic recount for Nassau’s top-elected position, according to the final, unofficial tally figures from the county Board of Elections.
The closing numbers: Mangano, 122,471; Suozzi, 122,094.
Now the battle goes to the courts, where New York State Supreme Court Justice Edward McCarty will decide about 500 ballots that had been challenged during the process. Board of Elections officials would then certify a winner.
The skintight race for the next Nassau County Executive got a little tighter over the weekend.
Republican Legis. Ed Mangano’s lead over Democratic incumbent Tom Suozzi has tightened to 353 votes, with about half the outstanding 8,000 paper ballots still yet-to-be counted, according to the latest ballot figures from the county Board of Elections. Those updated numbers reflect the ballot tally at the end of counting on Saturday, Nov. 21. Mangano led Suozzi by 554 votes following the count on Nov. 16.